The Yankees have given up on Jacoby Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract
Tristan Thompson had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Kevin Love added 16 points and 12 boards, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 113-100 to end a three-game skid
Gerardo Parra is taking his “Baby Shark” walkup song to Japan, agreeing to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants
Pitcher Jake Odorizzi accepted a $17.8 million qualifying offer to stay with the Minnesota Twins and first baseman José Abreu took the same amount to remain with the Chicago White Sox as general managers headed home following their four-day annual meeting
Fresh off a bitter Game 7 loss in their bid for another title, and tarnished by an executive’s clubhouse rant at female reporters and the failed attempt to smear the journalist who wrote about it, the Houston Astros are now embroiled in a new scandal
New San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler says he should have sought the guidance of experts four years ago when dealing with a 17-year-old girl who contacted him about an assault reportedly witnessed by Los Angeles Dodgers minor leaguers
A Colorado rancher who beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat while their 1-year-old daughter was nearby was found guilty of murder Monday and will never spend another day as a free man. A judge sentenced Patrick Frazee to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus...
A 23-year-old Minnesota Twins prospect was found dead Sunday in his New Zealand hotel room, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Ryan Costello had just joined the Auckland Tuatara, a member of the Australian Baseball League, days before his death. A press release from the team says that "preliminary indications suggest he...
42 Minor League Baseball Teams Could Be Eliminated By MLB. Major League Baseball's wild proposal was first reported by 'The New York Times.'. The proposal would cut the number of minor league jobs by roughly 25 percent. The idea comes amidst pressure to increase the pay and improve the conditions of players. More than 40 million fans attended minor league games for the 15th straight season in 2019. There was a 2.6% increase in attendance compared to 2018. If all 42 minor league teams were cut, many fans would lose their access to professional baseball. Some local fans are more than a 12-hour drive to the nearest MLB city. The minor leagues are the only logical way for these fans to connect to the sport